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Kasim Reed and Ludacris hand out Thanksgiving turkeys

7:01 am Nov. 22, 2017

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, rapper, actor and entrepreneur Chris “Ludacris” Bridges and their families handed out more 300 turkeys and trimmings to residents at the Rosel Fann Recreation Center in south Atlanta on Tuesday.

“We need

Kevin Hart announces the birth of his son Kenzo

6:40 am Nov. 21, 2017

Kevin Hart is a dad again. He and his wife, Eniko, welcomed baby Kenzo this morning.

The couple married last year after getting engaged in Atlanta. Hart popped the question at a Phipps Plaza restaurant while filming “Ride Along 2.”

More recently he and frequent collaborator Will Packer filmed “Night School” in Atlanta. That project called for him to wear this chicken suit.

Looks like mom was ready for her new bundle

Barack Obama posted a Joe Biden meme and Twitter can’t handle it

2:18 pm Nov. 20, 2017

So ardent was the bromance between former President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden that the “barackandjoe” Twitter account is a thing.

If you have time to kill and need a chuckle by way of photos of Biden pointing at stuff or smiling cheekily complete with clever captions, check it out – or just search the hashtag #JoeBidenMemes.

And now there’s one more, contributed by Obama himself, to celebrate Biden’s birthday.

Hulk Hogan: I coulda brought down the Georgia Dome (again)

1:26 pm Nov. 20, 2017

Dynamite? Pfffttt.. we should have called Hulk Hogan.

The colorful pro wrestler belatedly offered his explosive charms following the Georgia Dome’s demolition Monday morning.

More than 300 pounds of explosives collapsed the steel in the upper ring and about 4,500 pounds of dynamite crumbled the Dome’s concrete columns this morning, AJC sports writer Tim Tucker reported. The operation was almost completely successful (a little of the remaining structure still has to

Falcons QB Matt Ryan, pro golfer Rickie Fowler in epic battle at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

9:49 am Nov. 20, 2017

What Georgia Dome?

With the dust clearing, literally, at the site of the Atlanta Falcons’ former home, quarterback Matt Ryan went toe-to-toe with pro golfer Rickie Fowler for dominance of team’s new digs, Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

And by dominance we mean, who will prevail in a series of ridiculous “sports” events such as extreme golf cart racing, hit-the-button-to-open-the-roof and then what appears to be a freestyle game of tag.

Check out the hilarious video

Al Franken cancels Atlanta appearance and is cut from a PBS special

6:58 am Nov. 20, 2017

Al Franken was to make two appearances tonight, including one in Atlanta, and both are canceled.

The comic turned senator scrapped his planned visit to the Book Festival of the MJCCA to promote his book “Al Franken, Giant of the Senate,”after broadcaster Leeann Tweeden shared allegations of lewd behavior on Franken’s part. The event, which was to have been facilitated by local broadcaster Bill Nigut, had sold out. Festival organizers have contacted ticket holders

What Paris Hilton says she and Britney Spears invented

3:30 pm Nov. 19, 2017

One of modern society’s most cherished cultural mores is in place because of Paris Hilton and Britney Spears.

We’re talking about the selfie, of course. They totally invented it. According Paris, anyway.

By the way, if you’re into selfies you’ll want to check out Bytes, a techno-themed restaurant in Midtown that features large LED screens, iPad ordering and  “interactive selfie mirrors in the bathrooms,” AJC food writer Yvonne Zusel reported. (Who

Did you have tickets to Al Franken’s Monday event in Atlanta?

2:36 pm Nov. 17, 2017

“Join us for a very special closing night featuring Senator Al Franken, No. 1 bestselling author and beloved ‘Saturday Night Live’ alum, whose new book, ‘Al Franken, Giant of the Senate,’ tells the story of an award-winning comedian who decided to run for office and then discovered why award-winning comedians tend not to do that,” the event listing read.

Actually, never mind.

Franken’s long-ago scheduled appearance at the Book Festival of the MJCCA was

What Rev. Al Sharpton learned from Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson Jr.

7:55 am Nov. 17, 2017

NEW YORK – Even after Maynard Jackson was no longer Atlanta’s mayor, he maintained an active role in city politics. On his way out after serving three terms, Jackson invited his friend Rev. Al Sharpton to come down to Atlanta.

“I got there and there were police there. I said, ‘Oh God, what did I do now?’” Sharpton said. “He said, ‘Follow me!’ He shut me in a room with Shirley